Outbreak of 'Watts' race riots in Los Angeles (16 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Lucas Paul Richert (University of Saskatchewan)

Context

On 11 August 1965, violence broke out in the district of Watts, in Los Angeles, leaving 34 people dead.

Citation:
Richert, Lucas Paul. "Outbreak of 'Watts' race riots in Los Angeles". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 October 2008
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=3443, accessed 07 December 2016.]


Related Groups

  1. American Civil-Rights Movement in the 1960s